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|Award granted||Master of Commerce|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Warrnambool Campus|
|Length||2 years full time|
|CRICOS course code||006248E|
IELTS overall score of 7 (with no band score less than 6.5) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M800|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Research master degrees may be undertaken in all five Schools of the Faculty: School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, The School of Information and Business Analytics, School of Law, School of Management and Marketing and Deakin Graduate School of Business. They are available full time or part time, and on campus or off campus (if appropriate). Research degrees undertaken in the School of Law lead to the award of Master of Laws (by major thesis), or Doctor of Philosophy.
A member of the academic staff will be appointed as principal supervisor for each candidate for a higher degree by research. Associate supervisors, either internal or external, may be appointed to assist the principal supervisor. Candidates will be required to meet certain attendance requirements. A candidate is required to complete a thesis embodying the results of research carried out in the field of study specified at the time of enrolment.
Entry to Higher Degree by Research candidature is normally granted on the basis of a bachelor's degree with honours (that is, a four year degree where the final year includes advanced studies in the discipline, research methodology training and a research thesis) or a master's degree with a substantial research component, in a field of study related to the subject of the proposed research. It is expected that a candidate for a doctoral program will have achieved the standard of at least second class honours (upper division), and that a candidate for a master's degree will have achieved the standard of second class honours. Other qualifications and experience may be considered for entry if the Higher Degrees by Research Committee accepts them as equivalent to those above. Where entry is sought based on alternative qualifications, a key requirement is that there has been some research activity leading to a thesis or equivalent publications. The HDR Committee looks for evidence of research potential and demonstrated ability to produce a significant report - two qualities which will be essential for successful candidature.
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.